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Consumers Get Plugged In with New Cisco HomePlug AV Powerline Solutions

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Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, today announced a suite of Linksys HomePlug AV Powerline solutions that allow consumers to use their home network by using their existing home electrical wiring. The HomePlug AV Powerline standard provides speeds of up to 200 Mbps* to bring streaming video, gaming, and other data-intensive applications to computers, tablets, consoles, televisions and other Ethernet-enabled devices.

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Why is the 4 port one the same price as the 1 port one? Doesn't make sense
 

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Wonder how it compares to Netgear's. Will have to wait for reviews before I decide to switch out mines.
 
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Also interested in a review.
 
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wasn't this done back in the late '90s (before WiFi)? Never tried it.
 
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Wonder how it compares to Netgear's. Will have to wait for reviews before I decide to switch out mines.
About a year or so ago, I read a review in Hardware.info (either the site or their magazine, being Dutch btw) and they stated that the sets they tested were performing (about) the same, what mattered though was the "standard" used (Homeplug or that other one) because the latter determined what components were being used (rather than the brand).